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Lot 466
Current Auction

"Description de l'Empire du Sophi des Perses Tiree en Partie de l'Arabe de Nubie, et en Partie de Plusieurs et Diverses Relations", Sanson/Mariette

Subject: Persia - Iran

Period: 1658 (circa)

Publication: Cartes Generales de Toutes les Parties du Monde

Color: Hand Color

20.4 x 15.3 inches
51.8 x 38.9 cm

This handsome map of the Persian Empire extends from the Caspian Sea to the Arabian Sea, and as far east as the Indus River. Decorated with a lovely cartouche and engraved by Jean Somer.

References: Pastoureau, SANSON V A [7].

Condition: A

A crisp impression on a bright sheet with a large coat of arms watermark, contemporary outline color in the map, and later color in the cartouche. There is light soiling and toning along the edges of the sheet and a couple of tiny chips along the bottom of the sheet.

Estimate: $400 - $475

Price: $300

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$2500 - $5000$250
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